Definition of 'booby-trap'
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The documents also contained warnings about booby trap devices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Taking the full brunt of a booby trap device, he died of appalling wounds before a rescue helicopter could reach him. The Sun (2009)He had been accused of rigging up a booby trap to set the house on fire as she slept to collect 190,000 insurance. The Sun (2009)
In the absence of explosive materials the enemy may resort to non-explosive booby-trap techniques. TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2003)No. How could they be certain the booby-trap would be triggered by the police? A SONG AT TWILIGHTMarriage is a booby-trap, Tweed, a minefield you walk through every day. COVER STORY
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